Projects Range From New Hangars To Runway Enhancements
Seven airports can make upgrades and safety enhancements with
the aid of a $10 million state investment from PennDOT's Aviation
Capital Budget/ Transportation Assistance Program, Governor Edward
G. Rendell (D) announced Wednesday.
The program is funded through state capital bond dollars in the
General Fund budget. The grants, which are authorized by the
General Assembly, are administered by PennDOT's Bureau of
The projects approved for funding include:
Pittsburgh International Airport, $3 million for the final
phase of a project to construct a deicing storm-water treatment
Blair County, Altoona-Blair County Airport -- $750,000 to build
new hangars and rehabilitate existing ones.
Bradford County, Bradford County Airport -- $200,000 to
Bucks County, Quakertown Airport -- $850,000 to acquire
property for airport development and to install a new fuel
Lehigh County, Lehigh Valley International Airport -- $500,000
to renovate the airport's existing terminal building.
Philadelphia County, Philadelphia International Airport -- $3.7
million to rehabilitate the existing runway 9L/27R pavement.
Washington County, Washington County Airport -- $1 million to
move an existing T-hangar to a new location to facilitate future
development at the airport.